The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 34 38 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 148 126 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.88% 5.42% 4.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.42% 5.76% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 101 95 79
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £40,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
Support Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2305 2189 1933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.61% 94.11% 92.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1635 1741 1631
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title.

1 198 (65.56%) Windows
2 135 (44.70%) Microsoft
3 110 (36.42%) SQL
4 95 (31.46%) Linux
5 88 (29.14%) Active Directory
6 87 (28.81%) VMware
7 77 (25.50%) Oracle
8 76 (25.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 69 (22.85%) Security Cleared
10 68 (22.52%) SC Cleared
11 62 (20.53%) SAN
12 59 (19.54%) DV Cleared
13 58 (19.21%) SharePoint
14 53 (17.55%) HP
15 52 (17.22%) Windows Server 2003
16 51 (16.89%) UNIX
17 50 (16.56%) TCP/IP
18 48 (15.89%) MS Excel
19 46 (15.23%) Windows 7
20 42 (13.91%) MS Exchange
21 39 (12.91%) EMC
21 39 (12.91%) EMC NetWorker
22 38 (12.58%) Microsoft Certification
23 37 (12.25%) Lotus Domino
24 35 (11.59%) Clustering
25 31 (10.26%) Performance Monitoring
25 31 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
26 29 (9.60%) MCP
27 28 (9.27%) SQL Server
27 28 (9.27%) French Language

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 58 (19.21%) SharePoint
2 42 (13.91%) MS Exchange
3 37 (12.25%) Lotus Domino
4 18 (5.96%) IIS
5 16 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (2.98%) Tomcat
10 7 (2.32%) IBM Notes
11 5 (1.66%) Lync
11 5 (1.66%) Documentum
12 4 (1.32%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 2 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.33%) WordPress
14 1 (0.33%) Alfresco
14 1 (0.33%) Drupal
14 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.33%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
14 1 (0.33%) CMS
Applications
1 48 (15.89%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.29%) MS Office
3 7 (2.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.32%) Office 365
2 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 62 (20.53%) SAN
2 50 (16.56%) TCP/IP
3 26 (8.61%) DNS
4 24 (7.95%) Firewall
5 16 (5.30%) DHCP
5 16 (5.30%) GSM
5 16 (5.30%) UMTS
6 13 (4.30%) NAS
6 13 (4.30%) VoIP
7 11 (3.64%) SS7
7 11 (3.64%) WAN
7 11 (3.64%) LAN
7 11 (3.64%) SMS
8 10 (3.31%) Wireless
9 8 (2.65%) HTTP
10 7 (2.32%) iSCSI
10 7 (2.32%) GGSN
10 7 (2.32%) SGSN
10 7 (2.32%) 3GPP
10 7 (2.32%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.27%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.96%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (4.64%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.65%) MySQL
5 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (2.98%) Subversion
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 28 (9.27%) French Language
2 22 (7.28%) Russian Language
2 22 (7.28%) Spanish Language
3 20 (6.62%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.64%) Marketing
5 10 (3.31%) German Language
6 9 (2.98%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.65%) Back Office
8 3 (0.99%) Billing
9 2 (0.66%) Front Office
9 2 (0.66%) Finance
10 1 (0.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.65%) Servlets
2 4 (1.32%) Web Services
2 4 (1.32%) HTML
2 4 (1.32%) J2EE
3 2 (0.66%) .NET
4 1 (0.33%) Java EE
4 1 (0.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.59%) Clustering
2 13 (4.30%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.32%) PDA
3 4 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.66%) Blackberry
4 2 (0.66%) CMDB
4 2 (0.66%) IPTV
4 2 (0.66%) Replication
5 1 (0.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.33%) Social Media
5 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 198 (65.56%) Windows
2 95 (31.46%) Linux
3 76 (25.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (17.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 51 (16.89%) UNIX
6 46 (15.23%) Windows 7
7 28 (9.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (6.62%) CentOS
8 20 (6.62%) Windows 8
9 19 (6.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (5.30%) Windows XP
11 14 (4.64%) SUSE
12 13 (4.30%) Ubuntu
13 12 (3.97%) Debian
14 7 (2.32%) AIX
15 5 (1.66%) Windows 2000
16 4 (1.32%) Solaris
17 2 (0.66%) IRIX
17 2 (0.66%) HPUX
18 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (10.26%) Performance Monitoring
1 31 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 20 (6.62%) ITIL
3 13 (4.30%) Change Management
3 13 (4.30%) Configuration Management
4 11 (3.64%) Product Management
4 11 (3.64%) Service Delivery
5 9 (2.98%) Product Marketing
5 9 (2.98%) Workflow
5 9 (2.98%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (2.65%) Web Development
7 7 (2.32%) Time Management
8 6 (1.99%) Project Management
8 6 (1.99%) Software Deployment
8 6 (1.99%) Network Management
9 4 (1.32%) Asset Management
9 4 (1.32%) Problem Management
9 4 (1.32%) Software Distribution
10 3 (0.99%) Validation
10 3 (0.99%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (36.42%) SQL
2 15 (4.97%) Java
3 11 (3.64%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.64%) VBScript
4 9 (2.98%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.98%) Perl
5 8 (2.65%) C#
6 7 (2.32%) Korn
6 7 (2.32%) C
6 7 (2.32%) VB
7 6 (1.99%) C++
7 6 (1.99%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.32%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (22.85%) Security Cleared
2 68 (22.52%) SC Cleared
3 59 (19.54%) DV Cleared
4 38 (12.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (9.60%) MCP
6 24 (7.95%) MCSE
7 20 (6.62%) MCSA
8 16 (5.30%) MCTS
9 13 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (3.97%) CCNA
11 10 (3.31%) HNC
12 9 (2.98%) HND
13 8 (2.65%) Degree
13 8 (2.65%) MCITP
14 5 (1.66%) CCNP
15 4 (1.32%) MOS
16 2 (0.66%) OCA
16 2 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
16 2 (0.66%) RHCE
16 2 (0.66%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.95%) SLA
2 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 88 (29.14%) Active Directory
2 27 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.97%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (2.98%) NDS
6 5 (1.66%) Samba
6 5 (1.66%) NFS
7 3 (0.99%) vSphere
7 3 (0.99%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.66%) KVM
8 2 (0.66%) XenApp
8 2 (0.66%) XenServer
8 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.33%) NLBS
9 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.33%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 39 (12.91%) EMC NetWorker
2 26 (8.61%) WSUS
3 21 (6.95%) SCCM
4 19 (6.29%) SCOM
5 11 (3.64%) HP SIM
6 5 (1.66%) NSN NetAct
6 5 (1.66%) nmon
6 5 (1.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (1.32%) Legato
7 4 (1.32%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.33%) Plesk
9 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 135 (44.70%) Microsoft
2 87 (28.81%) VMware
3 77 (25.50%) Oracle
4 53 (17.55%) HP
5 39 (12.91%) EMC
6 25 (8.28%) Red Hat
7 14 (4.64%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 13 (4.30%) Cisco
9 12 (3.97%) Huawei
10 11 (3.64%) SolarWinds
10 11 (3.64%) ArcSight
10 11 (3.64%) Lumension
10 11 (3.64%) Symantec
11 9 (2.98%) TIBCO
11 9 (2.98%) IBM
11 9 (2.98%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 7 (2.32%) Lotus
12 7 (2.32%) Sun
12 7 (2.32%) Citrix
13 6 (1.99%) Veritas
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